Irish Cyber Security Firm Announces 150 New Jobs Reporting Strong Growth
Irish Cyber Security firm Integrity360 has announced the creation of 150 new jobs at its HQ in Sandyford, Dublin, in response to strong growth for its services in Ireland and internationally. Recruitment for 50 new positions, with the support of Enterprise Ireland will be completed by the end of this year. In addition the company plans to hire a further 100 staff by the end of 2018 which will see the firm double in size. Development of Integrity360’s managed security services is expected to propel growth over the next two years.
Integrity360 is Ireland’s largest Cyber Security firm, currently employing 140 people and operating in the UK through its London and Birmingham offices and the US through its latest New York office.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD and Enterprise Ireland supported the announcement.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD welcomed the announcement at Integrity360, “Today’s Integrity360 announcement that it is expanding and creating high quality skilled jobs in Ireland is very welcome. Integrity360 is an example of an Irish indigenous company that has grown and developed to compete on a global scale. The announcement today of 150 new jobs shows that Ireland is to the forefront of development and innovation in the IT sector. The Government through Enterprise Ireland looks forward to continued engagement with Integrity360 to support their business development.”
As part of the current expansion, Enterprise Ireland is supporting the recruitment of 44 new positions in the company. Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland said, “Enterprise Ireland has been working with Integrity360 since 2012 and seen first-hand how this innovative company has gone from strength-to-strength, growing a strong customer base internationally and recruiting people at home. Supporting Irish companies with the ambition to scale globally is a key priority for Enterprise Ireland and we look forward to working closely with Integrity360 to optimise their full international growth potential, creating and sustaining jobs in Ireland.”
Eoin Goulding, CEO, Integrity360, “We are delighted to report strong growth at Integrity360. This reflects the relevance of IT security to businesses on their own growth path, both at home and in export markets. IT security, is central to business development in terms of enabling growth, improving efficiency and productivity in organisations, as well as reducing risk.”
Goulding continues: “The announcement of 150 new jobs is another important milestone for us. We have a very talented team that we are proud of and look forward to adding to it.”
The new positions are across a variety of departments in the organisation with a large proportion to be technical roles including Infosec Consultants, Security Analysts, and Cyber Risk and Assurance Consultants. To date, Integrity360 has provided excellent opportunities for those looking to commence and progress their careers within the IT Security industry.
Founded in 2005, Integrity360 is 11 years in business. The firm has doubled employee numbers over the past 18 months and this latest announcement will see it double again in the next two years. Integrity360 was voted ‘Best Place to Work in IT 2016’ at the Tech Excellence Awards and enjoys a high staff retention rate (91 per cent in 2016 to date). There are 22 different nationalities working at the firm. Two thirds of employees at Integrity360 work in technology roles.
Integrity360 works with more than 300 companies in Ireland and globally, across key sectors, providing managed IT security; incident handling; cyber risk and assurance; security integration and penetration testing services, in order to secure clients’ information, networks and infrastructure.